Posts Tagged ‘Refugee’

What History Can Teach Us About The Worst Refugee Crisis Since WWII

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Alexander Betts, Director of the University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre. The thousands of men, women and children streaming through the borders of Europe have finally drawn the world’s attention to a historic crisis. The United […]

As Refugee Tide Mounts, No One Is in Control

Adapted from recent remarks at the Ditchley Foundation. LONDON — The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees recently published the statistics for 2014. At the end of last year we reported that 59.5 million people were displaced by conflict in the world. Roughly two-thirds were internally displaced, and one-third refugees. In some conflict […]

Restaurant Hires Refugee Women To Break ‘Vicious Cycle’ Of Hiring Bias That Holds Them Back

A restaurant is serving up some new opportunities for refugee and migrant women. MazĂ­ Mas, a pop-up restaurant currently located at the Ovalhouse Theatre in London and founded by 28-year-old Nikandre Kopcke in 2012, offers employment and teaches valuable skills to women who are often overlooked in the job industry. Happy happy days in the […]